The consolation of the sufferer is the fact that God does not abandon the human in her hour of most desperate need.
In finding a sense of fulfillment and purpose, is it possible that somewhere along the way, we placed work at a level it was never meant to be on, changing the standard of what is successful and focusing our efforts on growth and improvement, never capable of saying we have enough?
While it’s easy to use these statistics to criticize the United States as fundamentally broken or backwards, it’s worth taking the time to pick apart the assumptions at play for why the U.S. has not created a statutory entitlement to some type of paid leave.
When I talk to my fellow Gen Z’s about their church attendance, the most common answer involves the difficulty of making the decision to go.
On June 4, the Supreme Court handed down its opinion in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case closely watched by many in the Christian community. In this case, Masterpiece Cakeshop won by a 7-2 margin, but this was not a total victory.
The evidence is indisputable—we are entering unchartered territory in the history of the American church, and perhaps it would help to understand the motivating factors for Gen Z.